I'm Kenney Mencher. I'm an artist who left a tenured professorship in 2016 to pursue making art full time. This blog is about art, art history, with a emphasis on human rights. I make homoerotic art featuring bears, otters & other gay wildlife.
The Studio Fine Artist Network Professional Development for Artists programs
The Studio Fine Artist Network strives to support the making of quality art in all media, to provide a nurturing environment for artists’ professional development, to connect artists with potential exhibition opportunities and increased income, and to advocate local, national and international recognition.
"If I gave Stephen a dollar for every great tip that I’ve learned from him, he'd be a millionaire." - Leslie Morgan, artist
Professional Development for Artists
Learn how to jump-start your artist career and promote your artwork with clear and concise recommendations with informative examples from real life. __________________________________
Monday, May 22nd, 7-9PM PRESENTATION: Preparing Your Website Portfolio gain insight into creating & designing your website, writing your biography, artist resume, exhibit history,artist statement, and intro letters - with Stephen C. Wagner, Professional Development Educator __________________________________
Wednesday, May 24th, 7-9PM RISE ABOVE THE CROWD: Presenting Yourself as a Professional Artist - A Panel Discussion hearinsights in this Panel Discussion from local art gallery professionals on what galleries are looking for and how to approach them
PANELISTS: Donna Seager Seager Grey Gallery, Mill Valley Danielle Fox Slate Contemporary Gallery, Oakland Olivia Ongpin Luna Rienne Gallery, San Francisco __________________________________
Monday, June 19th, 7-9PM REPRESENTATION: Approaching Art Galleries learn about identifying art markets, researching art galleries, establishing gallery criteria, contacting art galleries, standard practices, contracts, exclusivity, and private sales - with Stephen C. Wagner, Professional Development Educator __________________________________
Wednesday, June 21st, 7-9PM EMERGING ARTISTS: Taking Your Art to the Next Level - A Panel Discussion hear suggestions & tips from local art professionals in this Panel Discussion about strategies and steps to build your art career
PANELISTS: James Bacchi ArtHaus Gallery, San Francisco Kim Larson Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco __________________________________